3 reasons to host your next event at Dread River Distillery

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As the holiday season approaches, you might be wondering where to host events in Birmingham. Whether you’re planning Friendsgiving, an office holiday celebration or even a watch party to cheer on your favorite team, Dread River is the place to be. Here’s why.

1. You can reserve multiple areas at the distillery including a private lounge room or entire event space.

Dread River was just named 5th best new distillery in America by USA Today, but we’re not surprised. Photo via Bham Now.

Dread River offers 4,000 sq. ft. of event space with plenty of room to stay socially distanced, while still feeling connected with your guests.

Reserve one of three Private/Semi-Private Lounge Rooms for an intimate gathering, or reserve the Large Event Room for bigger parties. Each room offers multiple seating options, tables, TVs and more.

The perfect spot to host a Christmas party. Dread River Distillery. Photo via Bham Now.

The types of gatherings you can have at Dread River include (but aren’t limited to):

  • Custom Designed Events — holiday parties, reunions, receptions + showers
  • Corporate Events — product launches, networking + client appreciation gatherings
  • Social Soirées — birthdays, anniversary parties, rehearsal dinners, community events, watch parties +”just because” get-togethers

2. They offer in-house catering and can work with other local caterers for your event.

Did you know Dread River offers in-house catering? Not only that, but they will work with you to create a custom menu so you can make sure your event is top-notch.

Planning details are also made easy. Just hand the reins to Dread River’s event director and your party will be planned and executed from start to finish. From design and decor to catering and customizable menus, event packages are flexible so they can be tailored to your specific needs.

Bonus: They can even handle audio/visual requirements, vendor coordination and rental materials. They partner with Event Rentals Unlimited for all of their rental needs and can get the best quality equipment for the best price because of it.

3. You can purchase all your party favors from the Dread River shop.

Dread River Distillery
Getting in the holiday spirit literally. Photo via Bham Now.

Whether you’re reserving space at the distillery or hosting a virtual holiday party from home, you can support local by picking up your party favors at Dread River’s retail shop. They sell all kinds of fun gifts including:

  • Candles | Price Varies
  • Shot Glasses | $5
  • Stein Glasses | $15
  • Whiskey Glasses | $30

Looking for the perfect holiday gift? Give your friends and family something to sip on with Dread River’s signature spirits. Some include:

  • Vodka | $22.99
  • Gin | $24.99
  • Rum | $29.99
  • Blue Agave |$34.99
  • Whiskey | $44.99

You can purchase spirits directly from the distillery, or find them at local ABC and package stores like Lou’s Pub, Highland Package or Pink Package.

Start planning your event today online, or email Kim Thomas, Dread River’s Event Director for event booking information and to purchase merch.

Follow them on social @dreadriverco for the latest updates on events, merch, specials and more.

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